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The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and customer-oriented Project Manager who will be responsible for managing the cost, schedule and performance for Government projects. The Project Manager will prepare labor and material estimates, interface with end users, project teams, and Government management to prepare project estimates and oversee successful project execution. This position is located at the Leidos APG Abereen, MD location and will require travel between the Aberdeen and the Ft. Belvoir, VA location.
Manage the full lifecycle of C5ISR prototyping projects from initiation to customer delivery including oversight of engineering design and development, manufacturing, platform integration, and testing.
Oversee execution of assigned project(s), ensuring all scope requirements are completed on time and within budget.
Provide status updates to the integrated master schedule in MS Project and Project Web Application (PWA).
Report project milestones, risks, and performance to Government management and customer Program Officers as required.
Work with Government budget staff to track customer funding and allocate Government and Contractor resources.
BS in Engineering, Business, Accounting or a related scientific/technical discipline and 4 plus years of relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Ability to work independently with overall responsibility for project performance, facilitating the management of the customer projects on time and within cost.
Experience working in a matrix team environment, actively and effectively managing relationships with customers, technical teams, and project managers.
Excellent organization and analytical skills including the ability to proactively identify and articulate performance and schedule trends.
Ability to communicate with leadership, staff and customers.
Experience in tracking costs, schedule and performance progress.
Active Secret Clearance
Project Management certified (i.e., PMP, CAPM)
Ability to prepare management-level reports, correspondence and presentations based on project activities.
Must be able to identify and mitigate project risks
Experience developing and reporting on metrics relative to schedule and financial performance.
Advanced knowledge of project management best practices such as critical path methodology, schedule quality, and schedule execution metrics.
Experience working on DoD projects involving design, production/manufacturing, and testing.
Experience with MS Project and SharePoint Project Web Application (PWA).
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$3,000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Proj and Prog Management
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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